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How Much Gold Is In Gold Filled?

by @ 5:23 am on November 11, 2020. Filed under Plated Jewelry

Gold-filled is legally required to contain 5% or 1/20 gold by weight. Gold-filled is constructed in two or three layers. The core metal is jewelers’ brass. Single clad gold-filled has all the gold content in a single layer on one side.

What does 14/20 gold filled mean?

A: Gold filled components are made from sheets of base metal that have been bonded under heat and pressure with a layer of solid gold. In the case of 14/20 gold filled components, there is a layer of 14kt gold which is at least 1/20th the total weight of the piece.

What does 14k gold filled mean?

14k Gold Filled: This is what Raven & Stone uses for our pieces. It is made of a base metal (usually brass or copper) covered by sheets of gold in a mechanical bonding process. The coat of gold is thick making it last as long as 14k gold jewelry.

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